Stormy Daniels lawyer fires back at Giuliani over 'pimp' jab
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Michael Avenatti, the attorney representing adult-film star Stormy Daniels in her lawsuit against President TrumpDonald John TrumpJustice Department preparing for Mueller report as soon as next week: reports Smollett lawyers declare 'Empire' star innocent Pelosi asks members to support resolution against emergency declaration MORE, fired back at Trump's lawyer Rudy Giuliani on Friday after he referred to Avenatti as a "pimp."

Avenatti mocked Giuliani in a tweet, telling the former New York City mayor "I'm not the only 'pimp' you have experience with" while linking to a comedy sketch Trump and Giuliani performed in 2000 in which Giuliani wore drag.


"Hey Rudy - It turns out I’m not the only 'pimp' you have experience with. History evidently is repeating itself," Avenatti wrote.

In the sketch, which came about as part of the Mayor’s Inner Circle Press Roast when Giuliani was mayor, Trump appears to put his face in Giuliani's chest before the then-mayor pushes him away.

"Oh, you dirty boy, you!" Giuliani exclaims in the video, slapping Trump.

"Can't say I didn't try!” Trump replies.

Avenatti fired back at Giuliani after Trump's lawyer told Business Insider earlier Friday that he would not accept an offer to debate Avenatti because he doesn't "get involved with pimps."

Avenatti has tweeted that Giuliani should appear in a live televised forum to debate the facts of Daniels's case against the president.

Daniels, whose real name is Stephanie Clifford, is suing the president to formally void a non-disclosure agreement she signed shortly before the 2016 election that was meant to keep her quiet about an alleged affair with Trump a decade earlier.

The actress is also suing Trump and his personal attorney Michael Cohen for their comments about her claims, saying they constitute defamation and have harmed her career.

“I think it would be very helpful for the public to witness a discussion between Mr. Giuliani and me concerning the facts of the case, etc.,” Avenatti tweeted this week. “I am willing to participate on any network provided both sides are provided a fair shake. I am also willing to do it on 12-hrs notice.”

Earlier this week, Giuliani said he wouldn't debate Avenatti even for "$10 million," saying "all he does is put out statements in the press and they fawn all over him."